Media executive Paul Slavin has been named president of Open Road Integrated Media, a newly created position for the company. Slavin previously served as executive v-p and COO for Everyday Health.

Slavin, who will report to Open Road cofounder and CEO Jane Friedman, will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, including sales, marketing, finance, technology, and distribution.

“I’m delighted to welcome Paul to our growing enterprise. I am certain that his deep and diverse background in audience building and his strategic skills to drive revenue will expand our reach and complement, amplify, and further define Open Road’s mission, “ said Friedman. “His experience will no doubt enrich our company.”

Prior to Everyday Health, Slavin spent 33 years at ABC News where he was responsible for all of ABC News’s digital content and broadband communications. Additionally, Slavin was executive producer of World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.